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“Organized Enough” by Amanda Sullivan

You know exactly where Monday’s report is.

North Texas Teen Book Festival in Irving

The North Texas Teen Book Festival (NTTBF) comes to the Irving Convention Center on Saturday March 4th, 9 – 5 p.m. The free one-day festival promotes reading and celebrates both middle grade and young adult literature. It is hosted by ...

"Never Caught” by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Some days, it feels like that’s all you do. Run the kids to school, dash to work, rush with errands, and run yourself ragged before bed. You’re always on the go, always moving, and in the new book “Never Caught” ...

Chelsea Clinton Announces April Book Tour

The first daughter announced Tuesday an eight-stop book tour for her book, "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going."

BOOKS: “Never Caught” Tells Story of Ona Judge, Enslaved Woman who Escaped and Defied President Washington

The costumed characters at George Washington’s gracious estate here are used to handling all manner of awkward queries, whether about 18th-century privies or the first president’s teeth. So when a visitor recently asked an African-American re-enactor in a full skirt ...

“Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America” by Michael Eric Dyson

I know what you’re thinking. You’ve said that before, to a furrowed brow, a mischievous smile, a child who’s about to do something sneaky. You can see it in the eyes, the body language, the tone of voice, and you ...

“The Blood of Emmett Till” by Timothy B. Tyson

You really can’t remember. For sure, something important happened years ago, something you should recall very easily, but time’s made things fuzzy. Have you forgotten or, worse yet, have you just remembered everything wrong? Usually, you suppose, it wouldn’t matter ...

“Man on the Run” by Carl Weber

Catch me if you can. You might have said that once, giggling. You may have yelled it at a game one afternoon. You said it, maybe, in a flirtatious manner on some romantic evening. Run, run, run, catch me if ...

The Untangled Truth About Loving Your Natural Hair and Beauty By Michele Tapp Roseman

Just in time for Black History Month, Hairlooms asks: Why is it so difficult for Black women to embrace their hair? And, how can Black women overcome the multi-layered challenge of embracing their natural hair and beauty? Author Michele Tapp ...

Black History Matters! Celebrate Black History With a Reflection on the 100 Years Leading Up to Barack Obama Winning the Presidency

At the end of the historic tenure of a black president and the recent resurgence of “white supremacy,” there is no better time to reflect and remember the journey of black people in America over the last century. It has ...

“Valley of the Gods: A Silicon Valley Story” by Alexandra Wolfe

Here. Try this. Take a sip. Give it a whirl. Do a taste-test. A preliminary trial, it won’t take long. Here, see what you think. We’re asked to sample things every day, from products to ideas but, as in the ...

“Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File” by John Edgar Wideman

Even if you wanted to, you couldn’t escape your father. For most of your life, you were known as Little Him. Junior. Insert-your-father’s-name-here’s kid. You’re a chip off the ol’ block, maybe named after your Pops, forever known as your ...

NFL Player Turned Youth Mentor Hosts Book Signing in Houston this Weekend

Former NFL player of the San Francisco 49ers, Tyrone Smith now spends his time showing others how to score in life. His new book, “Outside the Huddle – Steps to Developing a Game Plan for Life,” recalls his journey as ...

Big Sean to Make SNL Debut January 21st

Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actress Felicity Jones, currently seen in the box office smash “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and the critical hit “A Monster Calls,” will make her “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut on Jan. 14. Sturgill Simpson ...

“Lose Your Final 15” by Rovenia M. Brock, PhD

Somebody passed you a plate of cookies. It was the holidays so, of course, you had to take one. Or three, because they were good; and when the fudge came around, you had that, too. And some pie, cheesecake, punch, ...

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